Fox Glacier Valley Eco Tour

Approx 2 - 2.5 hour fully guided walking tour in the Fox Glacier Valley (inc breaks).  Transport included from Franz Josef and Fox Glacier townships.  Afternoon tea provided, as well as wet weather gear, umbrellas and walking poles.  
The track runs through lush historic glaciated rainforest in Westland Tai Poutini National Park, with focal points of huge rata, rimu trees & moss & views of the top section Fox Glacier (not the terminal face), Fox neve & Mt Tasman (one of NZ's highest mountains)
Information from your experienced guide on glaciation, geothermology (inc geothermal spring to dip your hand in) geology, flora & fauna
Suitable level for beginners and all ages and abilities
Please note this tour does not get close or to view the terminal face of the glacier due to safety reasons. This is nature tour - if you want to get close to the glacier terminal face, check out our Franz Josef Eco Tour

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3 to 4 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Afternoon tea
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Wet weather gear
    • Umbrellas
    • Walking poles
    • Baby Backpack/carrier
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Westland Tai Poutini National Park, Fox Glacier, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) New Zealand

    View the Fox Neve and surrounding mountains while walking through lush historic rainforest. Stop for a cup of tea break and a chat with your guide, with a view.
    Please note we cannot get near or see the terminal face of the glacier due to safety reasons (NZ's largest active landslide is currently stopping us!). Learn about glaciology, geology, geothermology (inc a tiny hot pool/spring), native flora & fauna, native moss

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    glacier valley eco tours, 6 Main Rd, Franz Josef Glacier 7886, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you are staying in Fox Glacier, then the pick up time from your hotel is 30 AFTER the tour departure time (as we leave from our office in Franz Josef Glacier)
    Departure Time :
    11:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.



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Organised by Glacier Valley Eco Tours Ltd

Activity ID: V-53086P2

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